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new publications The Tornado: Nature's Ultimate Windstorm (Tho- pare for major operations such as D-Day. This book mas P. Grazulis, 2001, 352 pp., $29.95, hardbound, focuses on the flights of the Met Recce squadrons that University of Oklahoma, ISBN 0-8061-3258-2). The flew out of bases in the United Kingdom, Iceland, and author is the founder and director of the Tornado Gibraltar. Aircrew accounts, logbooks, operation Project, a company that provides tornado information records, maps, and illustrations are all utilized to re- to interested parties. The book explores tornadoes from veal behind-the-scenes information about many as- both scientific and historical perspectives. Subjects pects of these missions. such as wind speed, the life cycle of a tornado, and the Fujita Scale are discussed in an informal, anecdotal Clouds in a Glass of Beer: Simple Experiments in style. Tornadoes are presented as both dangerous and Atmospheric Physics (Craig F. Bohren, 2001, 195 pp., admirable, and the humorous and mysterious elements $11.95, paperbound, Dover Publications, ISBN 0-486- of the storms are discussed. The author's ability to use 41738-7). This book is an unabridged reprint of the history to examine the many questions that surround 1987 edition published by John Wiley & Sons. In it, tornadoes http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society American Meteorological Society

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American Meteorological Society
Copyright
Copyright © American Meteorological Society
ISSN
1520-0477
D.O.I.
10.1175/1520-0477-82.10.2278
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The Tornado: Nature's Ultimate Windstorm (Tho- pare for major operations such as D-Day. This book mas P. Grazulis, 2001, 352 pp., $29.95, hardbound, focuses on the flights of the Met Recce squadrons that University of Oklahoma, ISBN 0-8061-3258-2). The flew out of bases in the United Kingdom, Iceland, and author is the founder and director of the Tornado Gibraltar. Aircrew accounts, logbooks, operation Project, a company that provides tornado information records, maps, and illustrations are all utilized to re- to interested parties. The book explores tornadoes from veal behind-the-scenes information about many as- both scientific and historical perspectives. Subjects pects of these missions. such as wind speed, the life cycle of a tornado, and the Fujita Scale are discussed in an informal, anecdotal Clouds in a Glass of Beer: Simple Experiments in style. Tornadoes are presented as both dangerous and Atmospheric Physics (Craig F. Bohren, 2001, 195 pp., admirable, and the humorous and mysterious elements $11.95, paperbound, Dover Publications, ISBN 0-486- of the storms are discussed. The author's ability to use 41738-7). This book is an unabridged reprint of the history to examine the many questions that surround 1987 edition published by John Wiley & Sons. In it, tornadoes

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Bulletin of the American Meteorological SocietyAmerican Meteorological Society

Published: Oct 1, 2001

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